1. indifferent to or bored with life; unimpressed, as or as if from an excess of worldly pleasures.


  1. indifferent to something because of familiarity or surfeit
  2. lacking enthusiasm; bored

“bored from overindulgence,” 1819, from French blasé, past participle of blaser “to satiate” (17c.), of unknown origin. Perhaps from Dutch blazen “to blow” (related to English blast), with a sense of “puffed up under the effects of drinking.”

see blasé.

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